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The doldrums

I'm going to have two weeks where I won't be doing much writerly stuff. Or, rather I will but it's for the paycheck job. This means professional documents, three stand up presentations, and possibly a video script. 302 more words

How Less Water Means More Vegetables

I caught up with author and horticulturalist Robert Kourik to dive into the details about why drip irrigation saves water and makes vegetable gardens more productive. 339 more words

Fresh Dirt

After the storm

The Wyoming/Colorado region experienced rain/snow/thunder/wind last week. I took a trip to Fort Collins in search of new tech toys yesterday and drove the back roads. 123 more words

Photography

Officials urge Utahns to 'Slow the Flow' after sprinklers spotted in use after snowstorm

SALT LAKE CITY — Even amidst all the snow and rain we got this week, some in Salt Lake County gave their lawns extra water. 427 more words

News

Why do dogs eat grass---But not grass seed?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass, But Not Grass Seed?

Dogs eat grass as a way of coating the lining of the inside of their stomach, when a dog has an upset stomach the dog (from birth) is programmed to chew on grass and allow the soothing juices to purify the stomach, the main reason being that the grass will induce vomiting and cause the dog to feel better afterwards. 489 more words

Happy Reading*

Police Arrest Suspects After Fire Sprinklers Turned On

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police and firefighters had to rescue two people sought on felony warrants after the suspects turned on fire sprinklers in a hotel room in an attempt to escape. 116 more words

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Summer Running

One word…Hurrah!!!

Then two more words…Be smart.

And a few tips…

1. Slow down. Although this won’t take much thought. Science (SCIENCE – not just my paltry experience) has shown that every 5°F rise in temperature above 60°F can slow your pace by as much as 20 to 30 seconds per mile. 268 more words

Running